The German Eduserver The Deutscher Bildungsserver (German Education Server, or better Eduserver) is the focal internet guide to education related information on the internet. It provides fundamental and high quality information on internet resources to all those concerned - thus offering quick, up-to-date, concise and free access to information. en The German Eduserver Teaching Material for "A Life Journey" Wed, 05 Dec 2018 13:39:40 +0100 Population Europe has developed four lesson plans for teachers to help educate their students about demography. The teaching material has been tested with various school classes to make sure that the materials were easy to understand and interesting for both students and teachers without the need for extensive preparation.  The German VET system Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:38:32 +0100 The site offers information on the German VET system – on its success factors, its structure and components as well as on challenges and future topics for the further development of the system. Itlinksup to sitesusers canvisit to learn about the recognition of qualifications. - Multilingual website for learning German Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:32:37 +0100 is an online platform for learning German, which uses modern teaching tools and at the same time provides practical information about living and working in Germany and Austria. A grammar, dictionaries as well as practical information and tests on regional and cultural knowledge are available for free. Courses and the use of the media library require a registration.The website providers are a team of organisations, NGOs, public and private educational institutions. A renewed EU Youth Strategy proposed by the European Commission for 2019-2027 Thu, 08 Nov 2018 14:14:18 +0100 EU Communication on Youth Strategy 2019-2027. The Strategy aims at fostering youth engagement in democratic life, strengthening intercultural activities, recognition of youth work. Relevant documents and fact Sheets on the Situation of young people in Europe are available for download. International Max Planck Research Schools (IMPRS) Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:28:05 +0200 Since 2000, the International Max Planck Research Schools (IMPRS) have become a permanent part of our efforts to promote Ph.D. students. Talented German and foreign junior scientists are offered the opportunity to earn a doctorate under excellent research conditions. A shared characteristics of the graduate programmes at Max Planck Institutes is a close colloboration with universities.Currently, there are 60 IMPRS; 26 in the Chemistry, Physics and Technology Section, 23 in the Biology and Medicine Section, and 11 in the Human and Social Sciences Section. The research schools are established by one or several Max Planck Institutes. However, these IMPRS work in close cooperation with universities and other – sometimes foreign – research institutions. In general, about half of the junior researchers who receive their training at an IMPRS are from Germany and the other half from around the world. The principal component of the 3-year study programme is the doctoral thesis representing a major piece of independent research, mainly in an interdisciplinary topic.  The right to confer degrees remains with the respective university. Max Planck Schools Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:57:05 +0200 The Max Planck Schools are a joint initiative of the Max Planck Society, German universities and the German research organizations. As national networks of graduate education, the Max Planck Schools complement the highly successful regional cooperation formats, such as the graduate schools of the Excellence Initiative of the federal and state governments. The three pilot Schools will receive a total of nine million euros in funding from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) each year over an initial period of five years. Each of the Schools will be subjected to ongoing evaluation by the BMBF right from the start. The following Max Planck Schools will start operating in 2018 as part of the pilot phase: 1. Max Planck School of Cognition. 2. Max Planck School of Photonics. 3. Max Planck School of Matter to Life. World Teachers' Day on October 5th Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:24:47 +0200 Held annually on 5 October since 1994, World Teachers’ Day commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers. This Recommendation sets benchmarks regarding the rights and responsibilities of teachers and standards for their initial preparation and further education, recruitment, employment, and teaching and learning conditions. The Recommendation concerning the Status of Higher-Education Teaching Personnel was adopted in 1997 to complement the 1966 Recommendation by covering teaching and research personnel in higher education. With the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goal 4 on education, and the dedicated target (SDG 4.c) recognizing teachers as key to the achievement of the Education 2030 agenda, WTD has become the occasion to mark progress and reflect on ways to counter the remaining challenges for the promotion of the teaching profession. The occasion is taken to remind the global community that The right to education means the right to a qualified teacher. This theme was chosen to mark the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948), where education is recognized as a key fundamental right that cannot be fulfilled without qualified teachers. In 2018, a focus is placed on the lack of teachers and overcrowded classrooms. Summary of a ssurvey on studying with impairment in Germany 2018 Thu, 04 Oct 2018 09:04:01 +0200 Summary of findings from a survey of students with disabiliities or chronic conditions run in the winter semester 2016/17 to ascertaihn the state of progress towards an inclusive higher education system. A first study from 2011 is followed up, addressing aspects such as choice of subject, concessions for students with disabilities . Ma.t.che.s. - Make the chemistry sexy Mon, 20 Aug 2018 18:21:44 +0200 Ma.t.che.s. is a project funded by the European Commission in line of the ERASMUS+ program. Its main aim is to raise the atractivity of chemistry lessons in school. There is material for chemistry lessons available to download from the hompage for free use (several actions, work-sheets and games), most of them in six languages (German, English, Spain, Polish, Turkish, Greek). European Agency Statistics on Inclusive Education (EASIE): Germany Data Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:05:32 +0200 The European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education provides quantitative data of the participating countries with additional qualitative information. The EASIE data collection takes place every two years. Country data is added to this website as and when it becomes available. The default view is the most recent school year available. The data is presented in up to six tables, focusing on different aspects of inclusive education. Unless stated otherwise in the notes, the data displayed is from the selected school year. European Agency Statistics on Inclusive Education (EASIE database) Thu, 12 Jul 2018 13:48:33 +0200 The European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education provides a database with statistical tables and Background Country Information on Special education and inclusion in Europe. The entries are updated every two years, and a list of participating countries is displayed on the websitte. Evidence of the Link between Inclusive Education and Social Inclusion: Final Summary Report Thu, 19 Jul 2018 11:30:17 +0200 A presentation of evidence concerning links between inclusive eueducation and social inclusion, focusing on transitions from compulsory to further education and employment. A full Report can be downloaded in English. Inclusive Early Childhood Education Environment Self-Reflection Tool Thu, 12 Jul 2018 15:34:11 +0200 This self-reflection tool was developed as part of the Inclusive Early Childhood Education (IECE) Project, run by the European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education from 2015 to 2017. - The material is not copyrighted and available for use. Inclusive Early Childhood Education: New Insights and Tools - Final Summary Report Thu, 12 Jul 2018 14:58:42 +0200 This report is a summary of the synthesis report that brings together the main findings of the Inclusive Early Childhood Education (IECE) Project. A summary can be downloaded in many different languages. Focus on: a rationale for and implications of adopting an inclusive vision and goals as the main standards of IECE policy and provision; the development and use by practitioners of a Self-Reflection Tool for improving IECE settings; adaptation of an Ecosystem Model of IECE within the setting, community and national levels. Raising the Achievement of all Learners in Inclusive Education Thu, 12 Jul 2018 09:40:21 +0200 The Raising the Achievement of All Learners in Inclusive Education project aims to provide evidence of effective practice in raising achievement and building the capacity of schools and communities to include and support all learners. Summary Report can be downloaded in various languages, e.g. English, French, Hungarian. Early School Leaving and Learners with Disabilities and/or Special Educational Needs- Final Summary Report Thu, 12 Jul 2018 13:29:28 +0200 The third in a series of project reports on disabled and SEN leaners and early school leaving (ESL). This final summary report outlines the key evidence and ideas from the two ESL project reports. It represents the model for thinking about ESL that has evolved from the first two reports, along with the main recommendations for policy-makers. Financing Policies for Inclusive Education Systems: Resourcing Levers to Reduce Disparity in Education Thu, 12 Jul 2018 09:13:29 +0200 The analysis presented in the FPIES project synthesis report examines fundamental topics that connect funding mechanisms for inclusive education systems to four resourcing issues. The Project ran from 2016 until 2018. Horizont Europe Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:07:26 +0200 . The European Higher Education Area in 2018. Bologna Process Implementation Report Thu, 18 Oct 2018 12:12:40 +0200 Implementation report for the Bologna Process, compiled ffor the Ministerial Conference 2018 in Paris.The report succeeds the 2015 report for the Conference in Jerevan,focusing on aspects of progrress in the establishment of a European Area of Higher Education - internationalisation, diversity, recognition of qualifications, quality assurance. Paris Communiqué (Communiqué of the Conference of European Ministers Responsible for Higher Education, Paris, 24-25 May 2018) Fri, 31 Aug 2018 12:05:31 +0200 The Paris Communiqué summarises results of the ninth Bologna Conference, held in Paris in May 2018. The reform process towards the creation of a European Higher Education Area is assessed, particularly with regard to adherence to quality assurance guidelines. Open Access Case Study: How is the Situation in VET Research in Germany? Questions and Perspectives. Wed, 09 May 2018 08:51:12 +0200 With regard to access to data and academic results, one important element is open accessibility of academic research publications: Open Access. This specialist Internet article provides a fundamental explanation of the Open Access concept. Furthermore, the developments concerning Open Access in vocational education and training research in Germany are explained. Funding your research in Germany (2018) Tue, 08 May 2018 12:16:46 +0200 The brochure informs about funding organisations and programmes for researchers in Germany, e.g. for PhD candidates, postdocs, junior and senior researchers. A focus is placed on international target groups and individuals. Germany: Key Contextual Data for Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) Wed, 02 May 2018 13:17:02 +0200 The dual-language website in English and German ( published in November 2017 presents state-of-the-art reports from 30 countries on the Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) workforce. The website also provides a key contextual data document for each country which describes main features of the ECEC system. Key Contextual Data Germany: ECEC Workforce Profile Germany: A good Kita start (booklet) Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:13:02 +0200 You can find all the necessary information for starting at day care centers (Kita) in this booklet. A good Kita start (booklet) Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:13:02 +0200 You can find all the necessary information for starting at day care centers (Kita) in this booklet.